INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. - The Indian River County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal car wreck involving a 21-year-old Vero Beach woman Sunday morning.
Deputies responded to the intersection of 12th Street and West 58th Avenue in response to an accident around 6:30 a.m.
Preliminary information suggests a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Stephanie Gutierrez was traveling west on 12th Street when the vehicle somehow veered off of the roadway.
Investigators say Gutierrez overcorrected to the left, sending the vehicle into a ditch.
The vehicle overturned onto its roof. Gutierrez, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene.
Robert Smith, a 25-year-old passenger received minor injuries.
He was transported to Indian River Hospital.